2nd Annual Rooks Co. Fun Run May 3rd

The 2nd Annual Rooks County Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Plainville, KS in conjunction with the annual Rooks County Health Fair.   Registration will be from 6:45 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. at Steve’s Electric and Read on! →

New McKenna Center in Palco making progress

The new McKenna Youth & Activity Center in downtown Palco continues to show signs of progress as it readies for an opening later this spring.   The center will provide an exciting opportunity for residents in the western part of the Read on! →

Two chiropractors expand to Plainville

Two area chiropractic offices have expanded into Plainville. Opening in the former Hair Chiropractic building as of February, 2014 is the Plainville Chiropractic Center at 103 N. Washington.  Plainville Chiropractic Center is an expansion of The Chiropractic Centers, operated by Read on! →

Dollar General opens in Plainville

The community of Plainville is no longer without a variety store!  On March 20, 2014 Dollar General officially opened at 205 NW 3rd St. (just east of the US 183 and K-18 intersection).   Plainville has been without the services of Read on! →

Plainville considering Recreation/Wellness Center

The Plainville Recreation Commission, in cooperation with the City of Plainville, is considering opening a new Recreation/Wellness Center in the former Duckwall’s building location on S. Main Street in Plainville’s downtown.  The Recreation Commission said they have received an anonymous Read on! →

Stockton National Bank acquires Norton bank

The Stockton National Bank has announced that they have agreed in principle to acquire First Security Bank and Trust of Norton, Kansas, effective March 4, 2014. First Security Bank and Trust operates two (2) full-service banking offices in Norton, KS Read on! →

New housing project to begin in Stockton

On March 4, 2014, the Stockton City Commission was presented with a proposal from Rod Cellmer of Liberty Buildings, LLC of Plainville, to build two EPS (insulated wall panel) homes on the east end of the half blocks of South Read on! →

Jade’s Classic Automotive opens in Plainville

Members of the Plainville Chamber of Commerce were on hand the 3rd week of October, 2013 to welcome the Krumpe family and their new business–Jade’s Classic Automotive–to town. Alan Krumpe, owner and operator, specializes in classic restoration of automobiles. The Read on! →

Stockton receives Moderate Income Housing grant

TOPEKA – Ten Kansas communities will share $2.1 million in funding to build moderate-income housing and infrastructure in rural areas. The Moderate-Income Housing (MIH) Program, an initiative funded by the State of Kansas and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation Read on! →